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A Place to Eat, a Place to Learn

A Place to Eat, a Place to Learn | Lib News | Scoop.it

"We all need a place to eat, and we all need a place to learn. The more support we have in these two areas when we are young, the better our chances of not growing up to be hungry adults."

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Ristech Launches Brand-New book2net Cobra Digital Book Scanner for Libraries ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Ristech Launches Brand-New book2net Cobra Digital Book Scanner for Libraries ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Lib News | Scoop.it
Ristech Launches Brand-New book2net Cobra Digital Book Scanner for Libraries ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Making digital book scanning faster and easier for libraries across North America, Ristech is proud to debut the Book2net Cobra,...
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The next cyber security bill is even worse than SOPA | LISNews:

LISNews: DUH Quarterly: The Journal of Obvious Research · Suggest Story · Contact · E-Mail Digest · RSS Feed · LISEvents · LISWire · LISHost · Netcast Network. LISWire.com. LISWire: EBSCO Publishing Releases ...
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Libraries Are Obsolete: An Oxford-Style Debate | LISNews:

LISNews: Ain't Never Tired of Talking About eBooks · Suggest Story · Contact · E-Mail Digest · RSS Feed · LISEvents · LISWire · LISHost · Netcast Network. LISWire.com. LISWire: Queens Library Is Lending E-Readers ...
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Public Libraries News: One Library Authority for London - Pros and ...

Public Libraries News: One Library Authority for London - Pros and ... | Lib News | Scoop.it
I've seen several times in the media recently a suggestion that the merging of library authorities in London would help save them from the cuts. I've also been asked about it by an interested politician or two.
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Outdoor libraries start lending books at closed branches

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A class of fourth-graders at Marcus Garvey Academy in Detroit has collaborated to create six outdoor libraries for use by the general public in light of recent branch closings by the Detroit Public Library.
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The International Special Librarian's Day

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MANILA, Philippines - International Special Librarian's Day is celebrated on April 13 each year.
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Social media self-promotion scheme draws authors including Margaret Atwood

Social media self-promotion scheme draws authors including Margaret Atwood | Lib News | Scoop.it
Audible opens $20m fund that will reward authors using social media to help sales...
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Fate of data held by Megaupload up in the air

Fate of data held by Megaupload up in the air | Lib News | Scoop.it
It's a cache of data roughly equivalent to half of the Library of Congress and nobody quite knows what to do with it.
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IMCPL Press Release - Indy Library eBooks Achieve Record Popularity

IMCPL Press Release - Indy Library eBooks Achieve Record Popularity | Lib News | Scoop.it
Ask the Librarian: Indy Library eBooks Achieve Record Popularity: Following a national trend,...
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thestar.com iPhone : Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes and Audobon’s Birds of America among Toronto Public Library’s treasures

thestar.com iPhone : Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes and Audobon’s Birds of America among Toronto Public Library’s treasures | Lib News | Scoop.it
RT @cunninglc: What are your #library treasures?
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Library Staff Raise Concerns at Panel Discussion | News | The ...

Library Staff Raise Concerns at Panel Discussion | News | The ... | Lib News | Scoop.it

"Janet Katz, a senior research librarian at the Harvard Law School Library, speaks about the recent cost-cutting measures at Harvard libraries. She was one of the speakers at the Harvard Forum on the Future of Libraries on ... "

 

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Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize ... - Universities NEWS

Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize ... - Universities NEWS | Lib News | Scoop.it
Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize works - Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize worksLondon: The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (B...
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Berkeley library not thrilled about yarnbombing - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Berkeley library not thrilled about yarnbombing - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) | Lib News | Scoop.it
SFBayBerkeley library not thrilled about yarnbombingSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)The knitted covers on the bike racks outside the newly reopened North Branch of the Berkeley Library were removed almost as soon as they were installed.
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Authors use Kickstarter to begin new publishing company | LISNews:

LISNews: DUH Quarterly: The Journal of Obvious Research · Suggest Story · Contact · E-Mail Digest · RSS Feed · LISEvents · LISWire · LISHost · Netcast Network. LISWire.com. LISWire: EBSCO Publishing Releases ...
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Write your elected officials during National Library Week 2012! » Ask ...

Thanks for taking the time to support libraries, not only during National Library Week, but all year long! *A message from Michael Dowling, ALA Chapter Relations Office Director*. This entry was posted in Advocacy, News, ...
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The DOJ E-Book Lawsuit: Is It 1934 All Over Again? : NPR

The DOJ E-Book Lawsuit: Is It 1934 All Over Again? : NPR | Lib News | Scoop.it

"The Department of Justice's lawsuit against Apple and five major publishers for e-book price fixing sent shivers through the industry — but Jason Boog says this fraught relationship between American publishers, retailers and the DOJ goes back to..."

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Houstonians set up underground libraries in response to book ban

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"After learning about a law in Arizona that has gotten books about Mexican-American history banned from classrooms, a group of Houstonians responded by collecting over 1,000 of the banned books, packing them in cars and taking them in a caravan..."

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UIC Library Faculty Approve Open Access Policy

The faculty of the University Library have taken the lead at UIC on open access issues with their approval on November 11, 2011 of an open access policy. Open access, as defined by Open Society Institute in the Budapest ...
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Yummy Mummy's Opens Inside of Youngstown Library

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A new café, specializing in Spanish soul food, opened inside the East Library in Youngstown.
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County libraries on a roll - The Willits News

Mendocino County Librarian Melanie Lightbody on Monday presented supervisors with her agency s plan to restore and enhance services at the county s libraries, thanks to the success of Measure A. In addition to adding ...
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American Library Association releases list of top banned books of 2011 | The Mommy Files | an SFGate.com blog

American Library Association releases list of top banned books of 2011 | The Mommy Files | an SFGate.com blog | Lib News | Scoop.it
RT @zaibatsu: American Library Association releases list of top banned books of 2011 http://t.co/sPvb9gTy...
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County libraries work to stay open

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Despite major budget cuts for libraries across the state, the Imperial County library system has managed to survive, but if cuts continue and help doesn’t come soon enough, it faces an uncertain future.
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Flood of books pour into Cricklewood ‘Pop-up’ Library after thieves strike - News - Kilburn Times

Flood of books pour into Cricklewood ‘Pop-up’ Library after thieves strike - News - Kilburn Times | Lib News | Scoop.it
Community project is boosted by flurrage of donations (Flood of books pour into Cricklewood ‘Pop-up’ Library after thieves strike - News - Kilburn Times http://t.co/Y15JiJ1N...)...
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The joint-use college/public library | Chicago News

The joint-use college/public library | Chicago News | Lib News | Scoop.it
ALA Press Release The joint-use college/public library CHICAGO — The joint-use college/public library can be one solution to serving patrons while managing overextended resources. Published by ALA Editions , “ Joint ...
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